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cowherb

[kou-urb, -hurb] /ˈkaʊˌɜrb, -ˌhɜrb/
noun
1.
a plant, Vaccaria pyramidata, of the pink family, native to Europe, having clusters of pink flowers.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; cow1 + herb
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cowherb

/ˈkaʊˌhɜːb/
noun
1.
a European caryophyllaceous plant, Saponaria vaccaria, having clusters of pink flowers: a weed in the US See also soapwort
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